With this abrupt end to the great British summer, we’ve been caught out slightly on the wet weather gear front. Our trusty old parka hasn’t really stood up to the weather this past few days so we’ve hunted down some better options… Stutterheim We rather like a label that advertises itself as Swedish melancholy...
The film club returns
This wet weather has got us thinking about cosy indoor activities so we’ve gone ahead and booked another season of free Bikeminded films for you. We’ll be returning to the snug little theatre under the Kensington Central Library for our winter programme, which includes a film about a mountain, couriers and a toilet, all with bicycles...
Puncture Proof Tyres
Let’s face it, getting a puncture is a major pain. Even if you’re handy with an inner tube, punctures always seem to come along when you’re in a rush to get somewhere. We were therefore intrigued when we read about Tannus tyres. Tannus is a Korean company who have come up with a polymer tyre that...
The Road Cyclist’s Companion
The nice people at Cicada books sent us over a copy of the The Road Cyclist’s Companion, by Peter Drinkell, to review. One of our colleagues over here at Bikeminded HQ is an avid road cyclist and therefore the perfect person to look through it for us. Over to you Neil… All sports...
The idea of travelling with your bicycle is a daunting prospect, but being able to get on a train or even a plane for that matter opens up a world of new cycling possibilities. Kit Bike might be the perfect solution for the design conscious amongst us. Designed by Indian company Lucid Design and winner...
Best Digital Campaign
We’re terribly pleased to let you know about our recent success. We were honoured to be awarded the Digital Campaign of the Year at the recent London Cycling Awards. As we enter our 4th Bikeminded year, it’s wonderful to get such brilliant feedback. The evening was hosted by Jeremy Vine, who just so happens...
Common cycling concern#1: slippery pedals
Has anyone else experienced the frustration of your shoe slipping off your pedal? One of us here at Bikeminded HQ invested in a shiny new bicycle this year, complete with beautiful chrome pedals. Beautiful but slippery pedals. It’s therefore a relief to hear that the clever people at Sovrappensiero Design Studio have been worrying about...
Inspiration for your commute
The good people at Edenred, a Cycle2Work scheme provider, put together this nifty infographic, which might just help inspire your colleagues to join you in the London Cycle Challenge.